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Catana 471 UNDER OFFER
(14,34 m) - 1998

Layout :

  • Length : 14,34 m (47' 0")
  • LWL : 13,80 m (45'2")
  • Beam : 7,70 m (25'2")
  • Draft : 1.30 m to 2.60 m (4'2" to 8'5")
  • Material : Fiberglass
  • Displacement : 9 tons (light)
  • Rigging : Sloop
  • Engine : 2 x Volvo 50 HP MD22L

French flag. Tax paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 34,49 M XPF / 289 000 €

Catana 471, the flagship of the Catana shipyard. A high-performance, safe, well-equipped and comfortable centerboard catamaran.

Ready to go.

Interior fittings :

6 to 8 sleeps - 3 double cabins including 1 owner's cabin

  • Large bright U-shaped saloon with folding table for 8 on port side
  • Chart table to starboard
  • Large galley open to the cockpit
  • Large cockpit with folding table for 10 people, 3 large lockers and 1 bench seat

Port hull

  • Double cabin with storage lockers
  • Gangway with 2 fridges/freezers and cupboards
  • Head with sink, shower and toilet
  • Aft double cabin with storage lockers

Starboard hull (owner)

  • Head with large shower, washbasin, washing machine and many closets
  • Gangway with cupboards
  • toilet and washbasin
  • Large double cabin with cupboards

Listing :

Building and history

Daggerboard catamaran built in 1998 by the Catana shipyard (Canet en Roussillon - France) according to the designs of Christophe Barreau.
Construction by vacuum infusion, in stratified composite foam / fiberglass / carbon fiber / aramid fiber / polyester resin / vinylester resin.
2004/2005 : important technical refit.
2011 : complete refit in New Zealand with full osmosis preventive, kevlar reinforced bows, changes of through-hulls.
2013 : new Sparcraft aluminum mast and new full standing rigging.
1st owner : 1998 - 2003
2nd owner : 2004 - 2015 Mediterranean, South America, West Indies, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand and back to Polynesia.
3rd owner: 2015 to date Polynesia (Marquesas, Tuamotus, Society)

A word from the owner

We have chosen the Catana 471 with daggerboard for the owner's version because she combines performance, safety and comfort of life on board.
After 6 years of happiness and sailing in Polynesia with our family, we decided to put Papou Nui up for sale to go back to the land and continue the adventure in a different way.


2 Volvo MD22L 50 HP Saildrive engines with ± 5500h, completely overhauled (timing belts, water pump, new exhaust elbows)
2 Inverters changed in 2007
2 Volvo three-bladed folding propellers
2 Diesel tanks of 400 and 300 L, 700 L in total

Sloop Rigging

Sparcraft aluminum mast (2013)
Carbon boom, front beam, davit, compression beam
Kevlar shrouds and sub-barbs (2013), Kevlar martingale
Rod stay and sub-bars (2014)
Furlers (2014)
Goose neck (2014)
2 Mainsails (good condition)
2 Genoa (good condition)
Staysail (good condition)
Spinnaker symmetrical Delta Sail tri radial 180m2 with sock (good condition)
1 Harken 56 electric winch in central cockpit
5 Harken manual winches: 2 of 56 in the cockpit, 2 of 46 in the cockpit, 1 of 48 at the foot of the mast

Ground tackle

Electric windlass Lofrans Project X3 1500W (2007) with wire remote control and port helm station
Main anchor: 25KG delta anchor + 75 m of 12" chain (2011)
Secondary anchor: Spade 25KG anchor + 10 m of chain + 50m of rope
Other anchor: Fortress FX37 light flat aluminum anchor


2 Fresh water tanks of 400 L, for a total of 800 L
Watermaker Dessalator Duo, 12V and 220V, 60L/H (2004)
2 Stainless steel sinks with Corian work surface (2010) fresh water, drinking water and sea water on sink
Force 10 gas stove, 3 burners + gas oven (2009)
1 Microwave oven
2 Refrigerators of 100 L and 150 L
1 * 100 L freezer (convertible into a refrigerator)
2 Sigmar water heaters of 40 L (engine)
3 Showers: 1 in the owner's hull, 1 in the guest hull, 1 outside (hot and cold)
2 Manual toilets
Ariston washing machine 4,5kg (works on group, 220V and 50hz)
Hifi Sony USB/jack, 2 speakers in saloon, 2 speakers in cockpit
TV screen Haier (12V) USB owner's cabin


4 AGM house batteries of 250Ah 12V or 1000Ah (2016)
2 Engine batteries 100Ah (2018)
3 Solar panels 135W or 405W in total on orientable gantry (2011)
4 Solar panels 50W or 200W total on bimini
1 Victron MPTT 75/50 controller (2019)
Battery charger : Victron 80Amp (2017)
Generator Northenlight type M673L 4,5KW from 2004 (2625h)
2 HQ 1700W and Vechline 600W inverters
LED lighting throughout the boat

Electronics and navigation instruments

VHF Navicom RT550 AIS (2018)
Furuno autopilot
Navionics I Pad GPS tablet
B&G Depth sounder
B&G Anemometer
2 Compasses 
1 Barometer

Safety equipment

6 Classic life jackets and 5 self-inflating life jackets (1 child size)
1 Epirb beacon
1 Dan buoy
1 Life sling buoy
3 A.B.C. fire extinguishers
4 Electric bilge pumps powered in 12V
2 Hand pumps that can be operated from the cockpit
2 Liferafts 6P and 8P (outdated)


Highfield 3,40 m dinghy PVC tubes and aluminium bottom + anchor
Outboard engine Yamaha 15 HP


2 Forepeaks with bench seat and sail lockers
2 Large trampolines
1 Anchor locker & 1 storage locker
2 Centreboards
2 Helm stations
2 Large aft platforms with ladder for launching, hot/cold water shower
Hard bimini with rainwater collector system
Cockpit cushion covers
Cockpit covers
Protective cover for the helm consoles
Winches house
Cockpit table cover
1 Aft gantry
Complete set of table linen, household linen, cutlery, kitchen utensils....
Diving compressor Junior 2 (6 m3)
1 Complete diving equipment
5 Diving blocks (to be re-proven)
2 Canoes
1 Inflatable Paddle (small leak)
Numerous spare parts as well as all the necessary DIY

Last refit : 2021
Antifouling and change of propeller anode and saildrive. Change of saildrive seal.

Main strengths

High performance boat (catamaran with daggerboard). Very well equipped and very comfortable.
Ideal to discover Polynesia or more in perfect autonomy.

Last modified : 07/09/2021


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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